Militant Leadership Monitor – May 2016

The May 2016 of Militant Leadership Monitor includes briefs on Khalifa al-Ghaweil and Ismail Muhammad al-Salabi – two influential actors in eastern Libya. The first profile is of Muslim al-Shishani, a Georgian-born militant fighting in Syria. The second profile is of Naeem Bokhari, the recently arrested military mastermind of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi. Following that is a postmortem of Mullah Mansour that assesses the impact of his death on Taliban leadership. Closing the issue is a profile of “Tompolo” that examines his activity in the Niger Delta.